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An on-screen sendoff presenting real-world results

At I2I’s final conference earlier this year, partners showed how their work over the last three and a half years has led to lasting change in their neighborhoods and communities across the North Sea Region. The pandemic supercharged the social isolation already felt by many inhabitants. I2I, with its goal to improve social inclusion and

2023-09-18T15:44:19+00:00September 18th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

WCC 2023 – first webinar this Thursday

The first of Inland Waterways International (IWI) series of online presentations on waterway topics takes place in just two days, on June 15 at 15:00 Dublin time, 16:00 CET, 10:00 in the eastern USA and Canada, 22:00 in Southeast Asia. Éanna Rowe of Waterways Ireland will give a presentation titled Managing canals: working with volunteer

2023-06-13T11:47:28+00:00June 13th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, News|0 Comments

Further control panel & pump testing in Liège

On 17 May 2023 technicians from the University of Liège and Canal and River Trust (CRT), met in Liège to commission the purpose built control panel (constructed by Bridges and CRT) so it operates the Hidrostal pump (purchased through Green WIN for use at Calcutt, back in the UK) at maximum operating efficiency. They addressed

2023-06-13T08:22:39+00:00June 13th, 2023|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

Green WIN final event heralds a smart future

After a white knuckle minibus ride through Dublin, Green WIN partners settled down for the project’s final meeting and site visits, in Ireland from 9-11 May 2023. John McDonagh, CEO Waterways Ireland (WI) welcomed the group and introduced his organisations ambitious strategic pathway for the next ten years, particularly the focus on their Climate Action

2023-05-23T11:55:40+00:00May 23rd, 2023|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

I2I Final Conference

Loneliness and social isolation are not just harmful to mental and physical health. They can also have significant consequences for social cohesion and community trust. Starting in 2020, From Isolation to Inclusion (I2I) has been working to help the public sector in the North Sea Region innovate around social inclusion. Bringing together academia, municipalities, organisations,

2023-05-19T08:51:33+00:00May 18th, 2023|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Waterways of London (and streets…)

On Monday 17 April 2023 over twenty IWI members, family and friends gathered at Canary Wharf pier before taking the Thames Clipper service to Westminster, enjoying the superb views of the regenerated old wharves, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, London Bridge and the Shard. This was the first leg of IWI’s mini tour of

2023-04-24T10:00:28+00:00April 24th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

Nature connectedness and waterways. Join in and learn more…

NIWE members, colleagues and guests are cordially invited to join the University of Derby and Canal & River Trust for an online Nature Connectedness workshop on the 14th of March 2023 9:30 – 11:00. This two-hour workshop is designed to help you develop a deeper understanding of nature connectedness and how to incorporate it into

2023-04-04T08:05:01+00:00March 8th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

Projects ahoy! Interreg Europe 2nd call…

Interreg Europe will launch their second call for project proposals next month. The call will open on 15 March and close at noon on 9 June 2023. Apply for the call | Interreg Europe - Sharing solutions for better policy The programme, which is open to public institutions and private non-profit organisations in the 27

2023-02-22T12:12:37+00:00February 22nd, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

Interreg North West Europe call for small-scale projects

Interreg North-West Europe opened a specific call for small-scale projects which runs from February 2023 to July 2023. Call 3 for small-scale projects | Interreg NWE ( The main objective of the small-scale project call is to allow project applications with a reduced scope, partnership size, and duration to apply to the NWE Programme through

2023-02-14T09:46:59+00:00February 14th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments
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